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We had a relatively quiet start to this morning as our walking tour did not start until 10.30. This gave us time to shower, pack, breakfast, vibes mums ( mum S was not answering) and Bethany. It is lovely to hear some news from home. We arrived punctually as that's how we roll and the guide did not turn up. A few others were there waiting as well. We gave up and decided to do it ourselves as we really only have a short time until the train leaves at 2 .05 pm. We went to ...
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By now I am totally stuffed and go looking for a taxi to get us back to the hotel for a quiet rest, a cold refreshment and an early dinner. Of course Julie has other ideas and we go for a walk back down to the canal district as it is a beautiful night and the area looks totally different in the dry - even interesting fruit and vegetable stalls. But we finish up eating at a restaurant 50 metres from our hotel and enjoy our last night in ...
... it, so they recommended a cafe further along the lakeside. 20 minutes walk later, we were sitting there, drinking our coffees and cokes, and watching the swans and ducks on the lake. A short walk further to the next ferry stop - and the heavens opened again, only this time it was torrential. Once on the ferry we could barely see the shore!
Getting back to Como was stopped at a restaurant / gelaterie for a lovely lunch, and by 2:30 we were in the car ready to start the ...
... much to Oliver's delight.
We reached Como at about 5pm, and checked into our hotel. That left us time to walk down to the quay, have a drink at a cafe popular with the local sparrows, and wend our way to a delightful restaurant round the corner from the hotel. A short walk along the lakeside helped us to digest it all, before finishing with a bottle of wine watching the busy Saturday nightlife from our room's ...
... up our stuff, had breakfast and headed to central station. At the station there was also a big Christmas market set up. We spent some time walking around the booths – eating riceballs and a cannoli. Sadly I had to say goodbye to Shelby since her bus left before my train. I spent my extra time walking around the train station which also happens to double as a huge shopping mall. Time passed by quickly and it was time to say goodbye to ...
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